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Flood-Damaged Manchester Buildings Scheduled for Demo

Flood-Damaged Manchester Buildings Scheduled for Demo

A few of the remaining vacant flood-damaged buildings in Manchester will be torn down this fall. The Professional Services building that sits right next to Hardees at 223 West Main Street will be demolished, with a new building going up on that lot. The City of Manchester has agreed to provide 70-thousand dollars in funds


RMC Recognized for Reducing Early Elective Baby Deliveries

Regional Medical Center in Manchester has been recognized for exceptional work in reducing Early Elective Deliveries for babies born at RMC. The Iowa Healthcare Collaborative through the Partnership for Patients program recognized RMC with the honor. Early Elective Deliveries are induced or C-section deliveries after 37 completed weeks but before 39 completed weeks of gestation

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Arch Allies Concert at Delaware County Fairgrounds

It’s Labor Day weekend… and that means the Arch Allies will be performing at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Fair Manager Jeannie Domeyer invites everyone to Sunday night’s concert. Arch Allies 1 Camping is also available at the fairgrounds all weekend. Arch Allies 2 Tickets are available through the Delaware County Fair Office or online at

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Arlington Farmer Named the Next “Bachelor”

It’s official… A local farmer and fellow Iowan has been named “The Bachelor”. ABC announced Tuesday morning on “Good Morning America” that 32-year old Chris Soules of Arlington will be the next star of hit romance reality TV show “The Bachelor”. Chris, who grew up on a farm near Lamont and attended Iowa State, appeared


Petersburg Couple Inducted into Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

A Petersburg couple has been inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame. Martin and Joann Kruse were inducted during a ceremony at the Iowa State Fair last Sunday, August 17th. The Kruse’s have been involved in Delaware County 4-H for over 60 years since they were 4-Hers themselves. Over the years, their six children

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Community Meets to Discuss Four Boys’ Deaths

FARLEY, Iowa (AP) – Members of an Iowa community have banded together to support one another after the death of four boys. The Telegraph Herald reports dozens of Dubuque County community members met Tuesday night in Farley to discuss ways to cope with the tragedy. The school district invited Community Resilience Institute, a nonprofit organization,


Names Released in Fayette County Hospital Shooting

Authorities have released the names of the deputy and inmate involved in a shooting at a Fayette County hospital over the weekend. The Department of Public Safety have identified the Fayette County Jail inmate as 32-year-old Steven Harreld of Strawberry Point and the deputy as Jeremy Stiefel. The incident on Saturday morning happened at Palmer

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Manchester Whitewater Park Construction to Start Soon

Construction will start soon on the Manchester Whitewater Park. Ryan Wicks has been leading the Good to Great committee that is heading the project and says there’s been a lot of behind the scenes work going on until this point. WW Contract 1 On Monday night, the Manchester City Council awarded the contract to Taylor

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